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AIPS HELP file for ABS in 31DEC19

#### As of Wed May 22 18:50:00 2019

**ABS**: Function verb to return the absolute value of the argument
### INPUTS

NO adverbs. Instead, ABS takes one argument
ABS (value)
where value is any numeric scalar.

### HELP SECTION

ABS
Type: Verb (function: leaves results on the stack)
Use: To obtain the absolute value of some numeric scalar
(adverb, subscripted array, constant). ABS requires 1
immediate argument as
ABS (value)
where value is any numeric scalar. Examples:
ABS (3.3) is 3.3
ABS (-3.3) is 3.3
Adverbs: none.

### EXPLAIN SECTION